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IMPERIAL IRRIGATION DISTRICT REGULAR MEETING OF JANUARY 10, 2012
W. R. Condit Auditorium
1285 Broadway Ave.
El Centro, CA 92243
(760) 339-9477; (760) 339-9392 fax


Board of Directors
Div. 1 – Matt Dessert, Vice President


Div. 2 – John Pierre Menvielle, President

Div. 3 – Jim Hanks
Kevin E. Kelley, General Manager
Div. 4 – Stella Altamirano Mendoza
Jeffrey M. Garber, General Counsel
Div. 5 – Anthony Sanchez
Gloria A. Rivera, Secretary to the Board

All public records relating to an agenda item are available for public inspection at the time the record is distributed to all or a majority of the directors in the office of the secretary to the board located at 333 E. Barioni Boulevard, Imperial, California, during regular business hours, 7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m., Monday through Thursday, excluding holidays, or by visiting IID’s website (www.IID.com). Please remember to shut off all cell phones, pagers or electronic devices upon entering the auditorium.


In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if special assistance is needed to participate in the board meeting, please contact the board secretary during regular business hours at 760.339.9477. Notification received 48 hours before the meeting will enable the district to make reasonable accommodations.

MEETING CALLED TO ORDER – 9 a.m.

PUBLIC COMMENTS

CONVENE CLOSED SESSION
A.
General manager performance evaluation(Cal. Gov. Code sec. 54957)
B.
General counsel performance evaluation (Cal. Gov. Code sec. 54957)
C.
Conference with legal counsel re potential litigation, Niland gas turbine plant chiller (Cal. Gov. Code sec. 54956.9)
D.
Conference with legal counsel re potential litigation, renewable transmission access for local renewable generating facilitates to transmit energy to utilities outside the local balancing area (Cal. Gov. Code sec.54956.9)
E.
Conference with legal counsel re potential litigation, energy power outage (Cal. Gov. Code sec. 54956.9)
F.
Conference with legal counsel re potential litigation, Colorado River issues (Cal. Gov. Code sec. 54956.9)


G.
Conference with real property negotiators Cal. Gov. Code sec 54956.8)re:
1) Chapter 8 sale of tax-defaulted property consisting of two lots (8,400 sq. ft) located on Potrero Avenue in the town site of Dixieland.

2) Terms of offer to purchase Western Farms land surplus of 219.70 acres located west of Calipatria.

3) Terms of offer to purchase Western Farms land surplus of 4,215.50 acres located south of Westmorland.

4) Terms of offer to purchase Western Farms land surplus 94 acres located north and east of Niland.(


RECONVENE REGULAR SESSION – 1 p.m.

INVOCATION AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
Rich Byrd, minister, Church of Christ, El Centro.

REPORT ACTIONS TAKEN IN CLOSED SESSION, IF ANY


APPROVAL OF AGENDA

●Items to be pulled from the agenda

●Order of agenda items



PUBLIC COMMENTS (limited to 5 minutes per speaker)
This is a public meeting and this is the time for public comment. At this time you may address the board on items that are within the subject matter jurisdiction of IID, but not an item on the agenda. Those who wish to address the board should come to the microphone and state your name and address for the record. Any action taken as a result of public comment shall be limited to direction to staff.


COMMENTS FROM BOARD MEMBERS●LEGAL●GENERAL MANAGER



CONSENT

Executive:

1. Approval of board minutes:

a. November 1, 2011 regular meeting

b. November 8, 2011 regular meeting
c. November 25, 2011 regular meeting
d. December 6, 2011 regular meeting

2. Sponsorship of California Mid-Winter Fair, March 2-11

3. Sponsorship of Riverside County Fair & National Date Festival, February 17-26
4. Payment of 2012 dues to the Association of California Water Agencies
5. Payment of 2012 dues to the Water Education Foundation

General Services:

6. Adoption of resolution declaring two parcels as surplus and authorizing sale of same ............. 55
7. Review of Amendment No. 2 to Service Agreement No. 81-1049 with Allied Waste Services ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………  58


Direction may be provided to staff on any information item, but no action will be taken.



INFORMATION

Water:



8. General matters ………………………………………………………………………………………  63

9. Update on Quantification Settlement Agreement mitigation measures ………………………… 64

10. Review of major work authorization covering concrete lining of Orita Lateral ………………... 71

11. Update on Imperial integrated regional water management plan and review of Amendment No. 6 to Service Agreement No. 81-1026 with GEI Consultants ……………………...............................  95

Energy:



12. General matters ……………………………………………………………………………………   107

General Services:



13. Reorganization of the Real Estate and Environmental sections ……………………………..... 108


ACTION
Executive:

14. Adoption of resolution honoring Director Stella Altamirano Mendoza as immediate past president for 2011 ……………………………………………………………………………………....   115

15. Adoption of resolution honoring Richard (Dick) Kershaw on his retirement from the Brawley Research Station ……………………………………………………………………………………........ 117
16. Adoption of resolution celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King’s legacy …………………………….. 119
17. Internal Auditing general matters ………………………………………………………………….. 121
18. Approval of revised Policy No. 1080 covering major work authorizations ……………………...122
Finance:

19. Acknowledge final documents related to the 2011D electric system refunding revenue bonds ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. 152



CONSENT ITEMS ADDED TO ACTION AGENDA


ADJOURN AS IID BOARD OF DIRECTORS

CONVENE AS IID FINANCING CORPORATION BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Adoption of resolution electing IIDFC officers for 2012 ……………………………………………..  153

ADJOURN AS BOTH IID BOARD AND FINANCING BOARD

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